Commission | Volunteer Louisiana


The Volunteer Louisiana Commission consists of leaders from across the state who share an interest in volunteering and national service. If you are interested in joining the Commission, you can download the fact sheet and nomination form below.

Commissioner Nomination Form

Commission Fact Sheet

Meet Our Commissioners


Kyle Wedberg

Kyle Wedberg, Chair: New Orleans

NOCCA, President/CEO, AmeriCorps Alumnus


Lee Arthur Jeter, Vice Chair: Shreveport/Bossier

Executive Director, Fuller Center for Housing NWLA/Non-Profit Administration Fundraising

Kellie Duhon

Kellie Duhon, Treasurer : Crowley

Blue Cross Blue Shield of LA; Community Relations Consultant


Patrick Lawler, Secretary: Baton Rouge

Recruitment Specialist, Big Buddy, AmeriCorps Alumnus


Amy Buris

Amy Burris: Baton Rouge

Executive Assistant to CEO, Raising Cane's

Matt LaBorde

Matthew LaBorde: Alexandria

Program Officer, Rapides Foundation


Shedonna Martin-Mason: Baton Rouge

Community Relations and Volunteer Director, Life Source Hospice

Sandra Cavalier: Denham Springs

Quad Area CCA; Foster Grandparent Program Director


DeRon Talley: Monroe

Marketing and Media Manager, Louisiana Small Business Development Center

Leslie Hill: Baton Rouge

Louisiana Department of Education, Legislative and Community Liaison, Policy and Governmental Affairs


Carissa Graves: Baton Rouge

VP of Community Engagement, Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School, AmeriCorps Alumnus

Ryan Haynie: Baton Rouge

Haynie and Associates, Owner

Angela Jouett: Lake Charles

Volunteer Mgt and Emergency Preparedness, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury

Grant Shreiner

Grant Shreiner: New Orleans

Louisiana Association of Educators, UniServ Director

Paul Pratt

Paul Pratt: Shreveport

Principal, Pratt and Associates


Gwen Hillliard: Prairieville

American Red Cross Regional Youth Engagement Leader

Gerren Sias

Gerren Sias: New Orleans/Baton Rouge

Community Engagement Director, Louisiana Appleseed

Sarah Mouton Floyd

Sarah Mouton Floyd: Monroe

Development Director, Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana

Jay Blackmon-Williams

Jay Blackmon-Williams: Baton Rouge

Advocacy/Compliance Manager, East Baton Rouge Council on Aging

Wendy Primeaux

Wendy Primeaux: Lake Charles

Case Management Supervisor, Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana

Mitzi Hochheiser: Baton Rouge

Medicaid Deputy Director - Medicaid Systems Division, Louisiana Department of Health


Julie LaFleur: Lafayette

FoodNet Executive Director, AmeriCorps alumnus



Lora Grady:

CNCS State Office

LTG Nungesser

Billy Nungesser:

Lt. Governor

John Bel Edwards:


Commission Meetings

March 13, 2019 - Agenda & Minutes

June 12, 2019 - Agenda & Minutes

September 11, 2019 - Agenda & Minutes

December 11, 2019 - Agenda & Minutes